February 14, 2017
Workforce Development
Where Passion Meets Opportunity

2017 Dates Announced

Rutherford Works Code Camps are educational, five day programs for middle and high school students that strive to create a fun, engaging, and immersive environment in which they are challenged to think about technology. Our program teaches students to create with code. By giving students the resources needed for success, we hope they will become leaders of the high-tech Tennessee workforce.

The weeklong day-camp will be conducted from 9 AM to 3 PM each day. At the end of the camp, the students will host parents for a “Demo Day” where they will exhibit the skills they have learned.

With over 1,000 tech jobs going unfilled in Middle Tennessee every year, your student can get a jump start toward a high wage, high demand career.

  • Elementary (Grades 3-5): June 12-16, Barfield Elementary
  • Middle (Grades 6-8): June 12-16, Blackman High 
  • Middle/High (Grades 7-12): June 26-30, Stewarts Creek Middle School
  • High (Grades 9-12): June 26 - 30, MTSU - KOM Building

Record Number of Applications Received!

Nearly 250 applications were received for the 2017 Rutherford Works High School Internship Program! Applicants will be contacted regarding their application status by late February. 

The Rutherford Works High School Internship Program is a partnership with employers who offer students productive and meaningful work assignments with a learning component ideally related to their area of interest throughout the month of June. The Internship Program will provide rising seniors who reside in Rutherford County the opportunity to gain paid work experience with a Rutherford County employer.
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